The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 119 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing CentOS 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 0.48% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£418 £313 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.60% +78.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £329
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.92%
CentOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
502 622 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.37% 23.64% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 274 173
Average daily rate £338 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 59 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.35 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CentOS across the Berkshire region.

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 £418 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 4
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) IP Telephony
3 4 (66.67%) Firmware
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) ISDN
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) IPv6
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) ISDN
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Postfix
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware